Suitable Proof of Photographic Identification:
- Current Valid Signed Passport
- Current Valid Passport Card
- Current Valid Travel Document
Please note the photo and expiry date must be clearly visible.
Suitable Proof of Address:
Documents must be issued to you at your home address within the past 6 months
Utility Bill e.g. telephone, mobile, gas, electricity, heating, oil, waste collection (where a utility bill is a first bill, a second form of address verification is required)
Correspondence from a Regulated Financial Institution operating in the Republic of Ireland (Insurance / Assurance Co., Bank, Building Society, Credit Union, Credit Card Company)
Note: If you’re not currently resident in Ireland, you will need to provide two proof of address documents. In order to comply with our obligations under legislation, we may, at our discretion at any time seek further information from you regarding your account opening request, and also seek further documentation from you to verify your identity. Please contact us to discuss your requirements in advance of your branch visit.
The name on your photographic identification (e.g. name on your passport) must exactly match the name on your proof of address (e.g. full name on your gas bill).
If you are opening an account for a child as a Parent / Guardian you will need to provide a copy of the child’s Birth Certificate or the applicable Court Order (or other relevant documentary evidence) in order to prove Parenthood / Guardianship. We also need suitable documentation to verify your identity and that of your child and proof of your residential address as detailed above.
Please talk to one of your staff by contacting any of our branches or our Customer Service Helpline (1890 724 724 (+353 1 7712424 from outside Ireland), lines are open Monday to Friday 8am – 9pm and Saturday 9am- 6pm – except for Bank Holiday weekends ), if you do not possess the documentation outlined above.
Photocopies of documents are not acceptable.
One of our Customer Service Officials will be happy to take you through the next steps for opening your new account with AIB.